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sandoval. [cheers and applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the world champion 2012 san francisco giants. [cheers and applause] now to make a very special presentation please welcome the great mayor of the great city of san francisco mayor ed lee. >> audience: let's go giants! let's go giants. >> let's go giants. wow how thrilled we're are to have the world series champions back in san francisco. what a year it has been. it's been the year of the orange dragon. yeah! . orange october. but you know we have celebrated, we have screamed, we have shouted all year long and once again the giants have captured our imagination and team work and they did the hard work. often we look at sports and we have super stars and we have super stars but there is a motto on the clubhouse wall and it says "25 guys, one common goal, win today". [cheers and applause] and they certainly live up to this motto. when i see young people, all of the city supporting giants gear it's about the impact of this team. it is hard work, perseverance and hard work and work with each other. did bruce bochy and these
francisco giants are on their way thoworld series -- to the world series. it was a blow out. san francisco beating the cardinals 9-0 to win the national league pennate. in the pouring rain most of the crowd staid in their seats -- stayed in their seats. the giants face the tigers at at&t park on wednesday. gary radnich is here with more on this victory and what the team can expect in the world series. >> here we go. we roll it out, 43,056 fans at the park in san francisco. st. louis had one shot here in the top of the second. trailing 1-0. matt cain bought this leaping catch from crawford to save two runs and from there it was all giants. matt cain worked into the 6th. threw 122 pitches. hunter pence breaking from his slump. bases clearing number. 5-0 giants. st. louis outscored the final three games of the series 20-1. 20-1. you got to check out the rain. that was the only drama down the stretch. if this were a close game they may have halted play. but when it is 9-0, get this over with and crown the giants e. in 7 games, champions of the national league. as pam said, the tigers wednesday
there is some other developing news tonight. all south bound lanes of highway 101 out of san francisco are blocked. there's an injury accident. here's the situation on 511.org. a lot of people getting stuck. who were at baseball game at the park where the giants won against the cardinals. >> here's the 1-2. launched into right. back at the track. giants take the lead. >> that was the start of a very good night in game 2 of the national league championship series. sports director larry is here with the details on this is exactly what we needed to even the series up. >> last night belonged to the cardinals and tonight the giants. they found themselves down 6 nothing to st. louis last night. scored first tonight. got a terrific start from ryan and series tied at 1-1. fans talking about this for the rest of the steers. matt taking on marco on hard fly to second base trying to break up a double play. if you slide into second base that's fine but look where holiday initiates the play. 3 feet past second bay before he even goes to the ground. you don't do that. there is a diffe
ocean beach a nice day for you 71 degrees. downtown san francisco upper seventies pushing close to 80 degrees. tomorrow we could set new records or close to it here is a look at your 7 day around the bay forecast. hot for thursday 93 degrees in the upper 80s for the bay the coast lower 80s with cool things down friday and>> ty bridge is out oakland into the city the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza moves well as a couple of cars on the road. traffic moves freely from all the approaches with no metering lights to deal with. here on the san mateo bridge west bound traffic tell lies towards foster city no approach on the south coming down the nimitz freeway. at the golden gate no issues with visibility southbound 101 a pretty smooth and easy ride coming out of marin county. westbound 580 in oakland we do have reports of debris blocking some of the left flank. certainly be aware of that it could become a hot spot. not seeing any yellow or red on our re roadway sensors. and napa we do have a problem no--a severe traffic colored insect and accident on the on ramp the chp says that you
yacht after it capsized in san francisco bay and pieces of the boat broke off. video here from news chopper 2 shows crews scrambling to recover the vessel after the tide caused a broken boat drift three miles outside the golden gate bridge. told us there were 12 people on board when the boat skipped about 3:00 this afternoon and that they all got off unharmed. officials tell us the crew men were just out. >> this is the biggest there is all year so when it hits tide we actually see waves. we know that. what we understand happened is that the two hulls dug into the water and the boat just full. >>> the semi-two foot carbon fiber vessel is one of two identical ones. it is valued at about $8 million. at this hour the recovery effort continues outside the golden gate. >>> a search for a missing plane ended today. the pilot was the only person on board. he was killed. we're live right near the airport where the plane had taken off early yesterday morning. john. >> gasia, san mateo county sheriff's office is just wrapping up the word here tonight as the coroner just removed the remains fr
san francisco, approaching the 60s throughout the afternoon hours. so here's the forecast for game two of the nlcs. you can see partly sunny skies. temperatures mainly in the lower 60s, 62 degrees. winds approaching 60 miles per hour. a bit of a breeze out there but once again a nice forecast for game two of the series. we'll probably have those beautiful aerial shots once again of the ballpark and surrounding bay waters. coming up i'll let you know when san francisco warms back up into the 80s. your forecast coming up in a little bit. >>> our giant's coverage continues online. you can go to ktvu.com and click on the mlb play offs tab for news, video and pictures. >>> in other news tonight, b.a.r.t. shut down service for more than an hour this evening after a man walked into the transbay tube between san francisco and east bay. the closure as you see here from these pictures caused delays and delays and confusion. some travelers on both sides of the bay. b.a.r.t. officials tell us their security cameras caught the man walking into the under water rail tube tonight. but they immediately
? >> i love san francisco. i love sandoval and scutaro. >> reporter: guess what, venezuela is in it to win it. >> we're thinking better than the garlic fries at the ballpark! >> reporter: way better, absolutely! >> joe, go ahead and sample. >> reporter: ma i? >> we are the press. where's the food! >>> the giants win is translating in dollars for bay area merchants. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us how one local merchandiser felt an impact immediately. >>> reporter: as fans celebrated, mike smith and his team at graphic sportswear were working overnight. >> great to be part of it to see your t-shirt on tv, players wearing t my friends, family calling me, is that your shirt? is that your shirt? >> reporter: workers went into overdrive after the giants won the pennant. the team of's win translated into a business win for smith. >> normally we're done with christmas orders during october. and usually now our presses aren't running. but this has really helped us. >> reporter: fresh off the printing screens to at&t's dugout store. the store opened earlier than normal but n
business and traffic nightmare all rolled into one. how san francisco is taking on the silicon valley. >>> and the bay area bracing for wet weather out there. christina loren will be along to let us know when we need to break out the umbrellas. the news at 11:00 starts right now. >>> good morning. always happy to have you along. i'm jon kelley. marla tellez has the day off. we begin this morning with san francisco city leaders all fed up with a south bay tech company and the private bus service for people who live in the city. they say traffic caused by the big cruisers needs to be and must be regulated. nbc bay area's christie smith is in san francisco with more on the brewing battle there. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning, jon. on the one hand, the shuttles are getting people to work and getting cars off the road and getting people to their jobs. on the other hand, a lot of people in san francisco think these shuttle buses that just keep popping up need a little bit more regulations when they are riding on the streets of san francisco. particularly during commute ho
the extra large victory and then get down to the real business. compliments of your san francisco giants punching their ticket to another world series. >> the giants have won the pennant. 9-0. >> the giants went for a third straight ball game and they knock out st. louis, 9-0, in last night's deciding game seven. come rain or dark of knight, nothing can stop the g-men from returning to the promiseland for a shot at baseball's holy grail. >> it's been amazing. san francisco, all the fans out here. pouring down rain and we're all loving it. >> it's unbelievable. what else can you say? we come back and win. unbelievable. >> the results say it all for a second time in three years, the giants advancing to that world series. game one versus detroit goes off tomorrow night and no doubt about it. the hottest ticket in town, but according to our very own christie smith, a certain souvenir that fans are having a hard time getting their hot little hands on. >> good morning to you, jon. talk about excitement. stores across san francisco opened early just to let giants fans in so they could start buy
what we collectively did. this twelve san francisco giants found a way to get it done, whoever's name was called. that's what will be remembered. >> pitching and defense, how good was it? >> you saw for yourself. it was good enough to find a way to be here right now. >> hunter, thanks. congratulations. back to you. >> ken, thank you. hunter pence came along relatively late in the ride. ryan theriot, d.h.ing tonight, scoring that winning run on phantom cam and it's an image that will be looked at over and over again in san francisco. erin andrews standing by with the giants game one here row, barry zito. erin. >> matt, thanks so much. here right now with barry zito, who really everyone on this pitching staff credits your efforts in game five of the nlcs, really giving this game momentum, new life. how good -- you said you looked like a football player, but how good does this feel right now? >> this feels incredible. it's surreal. everyone helped out from the start. three games in cincinnati, no one had done that in a couple years. game five in lcs i was blessed with having the game of
has appointed an independent panel to investigate the attack on the conse. >>> san francisco giants heading to the midwest now. bound for st. louis where they will play game three of the national league championship series tomorrow. new at noon, kristen is live at sfo where the giants took off to let us know how they are feeling for the setied one game each. >> reporter: they are on the way to st. louis to play game three in the national league championship series. the team gathered at at&t park earlier this morning. ktvu was there as pitchers sergio romo and tim linscomb loaded up on the buses, to be ready for the three games to be played in busch stadium. they head to st. louis with the series tied one game apiece. ball players boarded the buses and got an escort here to sfo. we were the only camera crew here for the departure. they loaded in a secure area behind closed doors and took off in a cloud of glory with the fire hose salute from the airport. the team is set to land in a few hours. the giants set to play game three in the series tomorrow. meanwhile, ktvu crews are also he
, city and county of san francisco and a local consumer group will file a formal letter of protest against what they are calling a backroom deal between the pg&e and puc. the group says the state puc chose mitchell without input or consent from any of the parties except pg&e. >>> this morning amtrak investigating another collision between a train and vehicle in the central valley. it happened after 8:00 last night, as the train left the station platform in ma dare . the people in the vehicle managed to get out before the train hit it. no word on how this accident happened. the same thing happened friday less than a mile north on the same tracks last week. >>> good news for giants' fans looks like second baseman scutaro will be able to play this afternoon. yesterday scutaro ran sprints and took batting practice after the team arrived in st. louis. monday he was taken out by matt holliday on a slide into second. scutaro suffered strained left hip and soreness in his left knee. first pitch today 1:07 p.m. our time. >>> i'm hearing something about storms possibly in that area fouling u
section slow traffic there confined to the south part of the bridge as you head into san francisco light traffic. roadwork throughout marin county. cortamadera to mill valley until 6:00 this morning. 280, 85 roadwork both ramps. 280 shutdown until 6 a.m. police activity valencia street in san francisco. >>> federal search agencies continue to look for pilot and plane that took off from half moon bay 24 hoursing aheaded for tucson, arizona but did not show up. the pilot's wife reported the plane missing. tail number n 72 ah. airport officials at half moon bay confirm the plane is not on the property, faa ordered search. registered owner is a man from florida it is not clear if he was flying the plane. >>> police in the north bay are searching for whomever shot a man in an apartment complex last night. santa rosa police were called out around 9:00 after they received a report of shooting. when officers arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. his condition is not known. police say they were searching for a 2012 jeep believed to be involved. >>> big night for giants the
are going for $100 apiece. live in san francisco, monty francis, nbc bay area news. >>> coming up in sports more reaction on the loss and check in on the niners who took on the new york giants at candle stick park. there was violence involving fans. an argue ended up with one man stabbing another. it happened near harney way. close to candlestick park. police say a man was hanging out with a group of friends who twoen two men approached them. an argument started and someone stabbed the 27-year-old. crews rushed him to the hospital with serious injuries. the victim is expected to survive. police arrested two suspects. >>> tomorrow, the bay area finds out if it is on a short list to host the super bowl in a couple of years. what's surprising to some is san francisco may be the big winner rather than santa clara. kimberly tere is at the site of the new 49ers stadium with more. >> reporter: hello. it is expected the bay area will make the short list tomorrow but that's only part of the process. >> if they win the right to host the super bowl it will be played in santa clara. what caught some pe
before the debate was even over. >>> just ahead, that $8 million accident. we're live in san francisco where team oracle is going through the wreckage following their boat crash. >>> also -- >> i was sad, but at the same time i was mad. >> his school says he is a health risk to the other children. coming up, how a little palo alto boy and his family are fighting back against a school order. >>> also, putting a san francisco spin on it. the event that is turning the city into a playground. >>> and good afternoon. i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. temperatures 20 degrees above average, near record-setting. air quality also suffering over the next 24 hours, going up to moderate levels for thursday. we are also tracking that heavy rain across st. louis with a rain delay for the giants and the cardinals. we'll have more on your forecast, coming up. >>> oracle's state-of-the-art catamaran that flipped during a practice run yesterday in the bay is back at its home base tonight, undergoing repairs. late this afternoon, the america's cup organization released new footage of t
games. so far they've won one. the fans here in san francisco are feeling so good they are already talking about the next level. >> [ screaming ] >> we are going to the world series. >> reporter: no word on whether marco will be okay to play his hip was hurt when holly day slid into him -- holiday slid into him. the team leaves sfo late this morning they plan to meet at the ballpark take a bus to the airport to play game three tomorrow, matt cain will be pitching. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> when he stood up -- we need to win four games out of seven to take the series game three tomorrow night or tomorrow in st. louis at 1 p.m. our time cain starts. thursday 5:00 our time friday game five, 5:00 our time in st. louis. >>> today we will find out if san francisco is in the running to host an upcoming super bowl. nfl will decide if san francisco has a shot the plan would mean the 2016 or 2017 super bowl is played at the new stadium. is -- san francisco would host most of the events. the 1985 game was played at stanford stadium. abc 7 will carry the gamely thursday. 4:00 hourlong pre
into the ocean are now back onshore. the $10million vessel flipped yesterday near the san francisco yacht club. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the headquarters of team oracle, which owns the boat. >> reporter: this is the first time a major incident has happened with these new longer 72-foot catamarans. but we're told the most important thing is that nobody was hurt in this incident. crews worked into the early- morning hours to bring back what was left of that $10 million boat and yesterday sailors on the america's cup boat were doing training exercises and team leaders say they knew something was wrong when the back of the boat started to lift up and say winds were not working in their favor. it was blowing in one direction and the current in the opposite. and that's when the boat went in along with some of the 13 crewmembers. [ indiscernible ] it's very easy to stick the noses in on the boat and that's when it capsizeed. >> i'm not sure what happened. we'll have to reveal the data and the video. >> reporter: a few hours later the boat was completely overturned and the wing that's about
. from san francisco to oakland to san jose. there are a dozen or two more. at night we talked to the santa clara county boy scouts. the organization is apologizing to the victims. at the same time, they're reassuring the public they're doing what they can to prevent abuses from happening again. >> inside these boxes are the so-called perversion files, more than 1200 cases of known or suspected child abusers who at one time were in the boy scouts. files kept by the boy scouts for decades. but now made public by two attorneys in portland, oregon. >> the boy scouts knew they had an institutionwide problem with child abuse and didn't take steps to deal with that. >> the national president on the most part agrees. in certain cases our response to these incidents and our efforts to protect youth were plainly insufficient. inappropriate or wrong. the files contain information about reported abusers in 49 states from 1965 to 1985. >> here's sunnyvale, here's one. >> reporter: a number of abusers are from the bay area. each file has a record sheet and letters. some cases went to author
move the series to st. louis for game 3 after splitting the first 2 in san francisco. >> reporter: it was a long day in st. louis. it began over threatening skies and ended in disappointment for giants fans. san francisco looked to catch a break when carlos beltran injured his knee in the 1st. he was replaced by matt carpenter. in the 3rd, he hit a rocket into the bleachers to give the cardinals a 2-1 lead. st. louis added a run, and then the storm came which delayed the game for 3 hours and 28 minutes. when they returned, jason mot got a save to clinch the win. we'll have reaction from the giants clubhouse and who's going to start game 4 tomorrow. york. the bizarre history >>> i don't think this is something families should be looking to. >> it just popped up here in san francisco after trouble in new york. the bizarre history of the man now greeting tourists and children in an elmo costume. him. the colorful character -- with a mouth to match --s been arrested for harassing >>> there's a new elmo in town. or at least a guy dressed like elmo. he has been arrested for harassing to
, san francisco city officials are hoping to bring the super bowl here. san francisco is making a bid for an up coming game. thomas roman is live at san francisco city hall with the details on that. thomas? >> terry, san francisco finds out tomorrow if it makes a list of possible cities to host the 2016 and 20 sun 7 -- 2017 super bowls. fans are excited about the prospect even though the super bowl will be laid down in santa clara. if san francisco gets the chance to host the super bowl, the manager of the sir francis drake hotel on powell street said the city would enjoy a financial boom. >> it means all of the taxis would have business, all of the restaurants would have business, all of the hotels would have business. i would be able to keep my job. >> up for bid are the 2016 and 2017 super bowls. san francisco submitted its application on august 9th. it will be competing against all of the other nfl cities in the country. chuck davis who manages lefty odouls thinks san francisco would be a great city. >> it is a plus with the transportation to get down to santa clara which is very
could have asked this evening. >> joe: a three hour, three minute game and a 5-0 win for san francisco in game five. zito 1-0 now this postseason. lance lynn, 1-2. it will be carpenter and vogelsong on sunday evening in san francisco. carpenter lost that first go round to vogelsong, who went seven strong for bruce bochy and the giants in game two. so while they gather in front of the dugout, we will take you down to chris meyers standing by with the giants' hero. >> with barry zito. thanks, joe. if you felt the weight of san francisco on your shoulder, you certainly carried it well tonight. congratulations. >> thank you, thank you. >> what was working for you best? >> i had all my pitches working tonight, fiveches and different locks, changing speeds, doing what i do. >> obviously getting this back to san francisco is important. >> yeah, yeah, very important. >> this is a game you had to have. >> yeah. elimination. the most important thing is to get it back and our fans can be a factor in the game. that's a huge thing. >> the first career bunt single when you drove in a run, did you se
in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under the bridge and offshore. >> reporter: the disabled vessel is finally being towed to pier 80. the platform appears to be in good shape, but the wing is destroyed. a devastating blow, but not the end. >> this will be a big test for this team. but i've seen this team in similar situation in the past campaign before we won the america's cup. and a strong team will bounce back from that. this won't stop us winning. >> reporter: this was just the eighth time that the team had taken the boat out since august. i'm told it will be several more hours before the boat arrives back here and the team can start assessing the damage. >> in 15 minutes the charred wreckage of a plane found on the san mateo county coastline. the investigation into what happened to that ill fated flight. >> investigators confirm a motorcyclist who disappeared was the victim of a homici
after it capsized in the churning waters of san francisco bay this afternoon. healther holmes has been tracking the effort to retrieve the boat. she's live at pier 80. you spoke to the skipper who was on board when that capsized. >> some very scary moments for the skipper and his crew. his team today did something he never thought it would do, capsize a massive ac 72. this is a devastating blow. he's still predicting an america's cup victory. rattled but not defeated, oracle team usa skipper talked about the spectacular flip the cat ma ran took in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under the bridge and offshore. >> reporter: the disabled vessel is finally being towed to pier 80. the platform appears to be in good shape, but the wing is destroyed. a devastating blow, but not the end. >> this will be a big test for this team. but i've seen this team in similar situation in the past campaign b
two games at home, then head to st. louis. game six and seven will be played in san francisco, if necessary. >> developing news, the space shuttle endeavour is still inching his way to its new home in los angeles at the california science center. this is a live look. you know the shuttle was supposed to arrive last night by 9:00, but it had to take a break. it started rolling again around 1:30 this morning and has since traveled another 8 blocks with roughly a mile and a half to go. now there's no single reason for this delay. it's the accumulation of a lot of small problems along the way. in one case a tree that planners thought would not be in the way had to be cut down. it has to be very carefully maneuvering around light poles as well. what you are looking at now is how endeavor made a much quicker pass through the bay area on september 21st when it flew over on the back of a specially-equipped boeing 747 on its way to l.a. >>> we have more developing news for you now. extreme athlete feel felix bumgarner is on his way to mike a skydive from 23 miles above the earth. and t
time to call in mutual aid. in oaknd la, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested yesterday after a violent street march downtown are members of an anarchist gang. about 20 arrests were made after they vandalized businesses, cars and other property. police say they were assaulted with projectiles that included bags of rocks mixed with paint. a family launches an on-line effort to find a killer after their mother was found murdered in her home. susie was found dead on friday night. abc7 news reporter lilian kim joins us live from hercules with the latest. lilian? >> ama, we are in front of the home, and it is still cordoned off. there is a memorial in front of the property that has grown considerably since susie's death. they have been on the phones and on the internet virtually nonstop. following up on leads and doing everything they can to spread the word about their mother's murder. >> like i said earlier, you can't just have your mom go so suddenly and not doing anything about it. you have to fight. >> 55-year-old susie co was found d
will tell you more. right now frustrating traffic closures and delays this weekend in san francisco thanks to numerous events from fleet week to america's cup prelims. >> amy hollyfield is live along the embarcadero with a look ahead. one busy spot. >> reporter: it is going to be interesting. this is going to be a tough spot because the crowds will be thick. there's a nice wide sidewalk here but they expect this to be packed with pedestrians. so, where to put the bicyclists? city officials are going to try a novel idea. northbound lane on the embarcadero closed down, just for bicyclists. they think it is good because they want to keep them often sidewalk away from the pedestrians. there are -- there are signs around the embarcadero flashing now warning people of how crowded it is going to be. the plan for the bicyclists has not been widely publicized this is a new idea. they are going to shutdown a lane between bay and washington starting tomorrow. really, the message is, just don't even try to drive a car down here on the embarcadero this weekend. the elite flight team will take to the sk
of the chevron fire. it sent thousands of people to the hospital. according to the san francisco chronicle, a small fire and last year there were concerns about the fire in richmond. they told safety workers this was taking a toll on the equipment. >>> time now 603, the national league continues in san francisco. allie, i know the fans expect something different in st. louis. they filed out of at&t park, they kept their chins up and heads held high and many are looking ahead to game 2 at the national championship. now it didn't seem to bother fans too much. cardinals led for the first three innings and finally in the 4th inning, giants made a come back but they didn't get any further than that. the final game was 6- 4 cardinals. hopefully we can take it to game two, but it is disappointing. >> we will be back, guaranteed this is game one, we will be back. >> we are going to get them the next time. >> giants are 0 and 3 at home and 0 and 3 on the postseason. they have hoped for the home field advantage and they get another shot at it today. giants face off at at&t park at 4:30 this afternoo
's shooting. >> we have breaking news on san francisco bay. a yacht that will be involved in america's cup races just cap sized. sky 7 hd is live over the scene this, is right near golden gate bridge. we zoom out. this is a yacht among those set to race next year in america's cup. as we looked around there are rescue boats around. we didn't see sailors in the water, we presumed they had been rescued. there were a number of vehicles out there. the team has been practicing on the bay for months in smaller boats. this is a 72-footer. >> happening now a bus company for people with disabilities says there was a misunderstanding that led to a woman being kicked off of the bus this morning. >> the woman couldn't come up with enough cash for a paratransit ride to her doctor's office this morning. it's a story you'll see own only on abc 7 news. >> instead of making a doctor's appointment she spent the day sitting in her wheelchair at orinda bart station left there by east bay paratransit. the company supposed to take the woman to the other side of the bay. >> i said i'm not getting off the bus. she
through. 5-nothing over the st. louis cardinals. bringing the series back here to san francisco. good evening. this was a big wichbility it narrows the cardinal lead in the series 3 games to 2. larry is here and the giants lit raet real came out swinging and kept the cards from doing so tonight. >> it was all about barry zito. great story beauty of sports because he's a human punching bag for years. ever since he signed 1 26 million dollar contract that hasn't lived up to expectation as far as the contract goes but tonight it was barry zito to the rescue with giants facing elimination. he was brilliant. beat the cardinals. keeps the giants alive. brings the national league championship series back to san francisco. barry escaped bases loaded nobody out jam in the second. pitcher double play ball. thaten the inning. scoreless until the fourth. if hunter with chopper. you have to get lucky and lynn throws the ball right off the second base. marco scored operator or. giants on top 1 nothing. zito did it with the arm and bat. surprising david with a 2 out bunt. blanco scor
baseball game in st. louis. the san francisco giants are playing the cardinals in game 3 of the national league championship series. the game has just started again after a lengthy rain delay. paul chambers shows us what bay area fans did to wait it out. >> reporter: mccovey's restaurant in walnut creek when the giants scored a double play in the first, but then the cardinals jumped ahead. >> torture. being a giants' fan, you're used to it. i love it. >> i'm one of the biggest fans ever. got a magnet on my refrigerator that said the number one fan. >> reporter: we didn't go to her thousands verify it but stepped outside mccovey to see her brick. and she said there is a matching one in at&t park. but more giants fans were at the public house waiting for the rain they to be over. one man said rain is nothing compared to what he has been through. >> we were 981989 october 1 world series, my birthday. >> reporter: 20 years later, he is hoping for a different outcome. >> i have been a die-hard giants fan since candlestick park and seen 2010 happen, and it's all about 2012 now. >> we will watc
tonight, hoping that the san francisco giants can tie up the series against the st. louis cardinals. and we have a live report from st. louis. one of the interesting pregame traditions at bush stadium. and who will be -- throwing out the first pitch. >> people are streaming in. lots of red and not much orange. the game is about an hour away. there's a cardinals pep rally going on. and the fans are excited about taking game >> . and the arrival of the budweiser clydesdale is one of the traditions. ozzie smith throwing out the first pitch. cardinals fans want to capitalize and giants fans are looking to even up the series at 2-2. with tim lincecum on the mound -- >> there was a few times they had runners and couldn't knock them in. they need to get the clutch hit with runners in scoring position. >> reporter: are you worried? >> not worried. i'm a little concerned. but if we can win this tonight, we're back where we need to be. >> what's it like watching baseball here. >> i've gotten a lot of pats on the back saying welcome to st. louis. i have a lot of new respect for cardinals fans
and into other lanes. >>> a stabbing late this afternoon on muni here in san francisco. a 6 parnassus bus at hayes and market when a passenger got into an argument with the driver. when a city worker on board tried to intervene, the passenger got up and stabbed the guy in the neck with a pair of scissors. that victim was taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. the attacker was arrested. >>> the stakes for california's ballot initiatives couldn't be higher. millions of dollars are being pumped into campaigns in an effort to sway your vote. but as cbs 5 political reporter grace lee reports, it's hard to tell who is signing the checks. >> reporter: that's right. two of the best funded ballot measures are proposition 30, that's the governor's tax initiative, and proposition 32 which would ban payroll deductions for political purposes. now, both are getting a lot of attention because there is so much money involved. this election 290 million has been spent on 11 ballot initiatives. props 30 and 32 got the most a combined $197 million out of that $290 million. and now an unkno
others have gotten sick. >>> now to world series news. the san francisco giants left town today just two dame games away from wing another fall classic. the players board add flight this morning along with their families and the giants front office staff after arriving in detroit, the team was set to practice. game three will be played tomorrow. >> you play every game like it's your last game. it can happen fast. because of what we did in cincinnati and st. louis. >> the giant plane left a little behind schedule after receiving a wet sendoff from the fire department. >>> giants reliever javier lopez took a detour. he took an earlier flight home to denver to witness the birth of his son and share in the first day of his life. his wife renee was set to deliver their second child today. javier plans to fly to detroit tomorrow. >> the cleanup is underway as at&t park prepares for a possible game six if necessary in san francisco. over 43,000 baseball fans can leave behind a lot of trash, so crews this morning got to work sweeping, washing and polishing the stadium's seats, concession and con
which cities are in the running to host a super bowl in 2016 or 2017. leaders from san francisco down to santa clara have been working to the 49ers to put in a bid to host the game. if hosted, san francisco would be reportedly the official host city and would have an event leading up to the game. some fans in the south bay who live there have mixed feelings. >> that would an little weird but i can see why because there's a lot more things to do in san francisco rather than santa clara. it -- it will be a little weird. >> reporter: the santa clara mayor told us that he believes his city will economically benefit as well. the stadium here in santa clara is scheduled to open for the 2014 season. but according to league rules it can't host until 2016. the only previous super bowl in the bay area was at stanford stadium in 1985. now we put in a call to the 49ers spokesperson and are hoping to hear back from him but we haven't just yet. reporting live from santa clara, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. >>> 7:06. it's a little foggy out there. >> yeah. >> we'll ha
area and oakland and san francisco. we also know that the orion meteor shower is peaking this evening. we're working on that now. more at 11:00 over on channel 7, but we have asked spencer christian to check in more. there is something out there pretty interesting. >> we've been getting calls in the weather office. we have been trying to reach some official source that can confirm or deny that the meteors is what people have been seeing tonight. we do know that the meteor showers begin yesterday and will peak on the 20th. it's possible a shooting star or flash of light is what people have been seeing. no confirmation on that. i don't want to speculate. let's take look at live doppler 7-hd. we have clear skies, coast to inland. we have a very warm to hot day today. high temperatures range from 70 at half moon bay to 82 at san francisco. 84 santa cruz. warmer than san francisco, 85 in oakland. 89 in inland east bay locations. 92 in ukiah. this will be with us for another day. as a result rising temperatures and very low humidity and gusty winds. we have a red flag warning for high fire
marzullo live in san francisco i'll tell you the easy way you can enter to win, next. >>> it may be you, it won't be us we are not eligible. good morning at 5 o'clock between the 49ers game tonight and maybe if you are a meteor showers watcher the weather could not be any more perfect. >> but warmer. >>> no need to take your coat to the game tonight mid 70s by the start mid 60s by the end fun electric night at the stick. right now live doppler no radar returns, still following high fire danger in red higher elevations north bay mountains, east bay hills, diablo range that area still susceptible to high fire danger tendencies over the next couple of hours. low to mid 70s at the coast, low to mid 80s bay mid 80s to low 90s sunshine everywhere. >> the big boom has everyone talking this morning. meteor shower across the sky over northern california astronomers tell us we may be in for more. we could see more sights like this the next few nights viewers captured these images of last night's meteor shower. you may have heard the big boom or felt it around 7:30. with clear skies and warm tempe
will start. 5:07 first pitch. >>> later this morning, san francisco mayor lee will officially launch public campaign to bring the super bowl to the bay area. the city on the short list to host either the 2016 or 2017 super bowl played at the new 49ers stadium in santa clara. mayor lee will introduce member of the bid committee during a celebration this morning. members of that committee include former mayor willie brown, 49ers president and former san francisco giants president. >>> tonight 49ers take on seahawks hopefully the 9ers will come out winners, maybe so will you. tonight after the game one person will be $49,000 richer. katie marzullo is live in san francisco to tell you how. >> reporter: it is just like that it is just that easy. i just talked to a nice man on a bike said he moved here two months ago as soon as he gets home he will like abc7. when you go to facebook.com/abc7news you see this, make sure you like us, click on this green button that says win $49,000. it will take you to a form, fill that out and you are entered to win. you have to be a resident of the bay area and a
series back to san francisco, and fans are ready to welcome them home. good evening, everyone. i'm janelle wang. >> and i'm jessica aguirre. they live another day. facing down elimination, the giants pull out ate w win again st. louis on their turf. fans couldn't be happier. we have live coverage at the busch in st. louis. fans say they're ready and happy to be back in play. >> reporter: since they couldn't be at the game in st. louis tonight, fans created their own stadi stadium-like environment. just steps away from at&t park at pete's tavern, it was standing room only to watch the giants on the brink of elimination take on the cardinals. >> i love our management, i love our players, i love the sometimes. >> there's not a lot of teams where you can feel their chemistry and the fans' chemistry bleeds into them. >> reporter: with the giants' win tonight, the cardinals are up three games to two in the national championship series. san francisco now needs to forge a three-game winning streak to make it into the world series. >> got to get there. got to get there. >> we did it once
red a handful of orange-wearing giants fans. among them, two brothers from san francisco, positioned in front spots behind home plate and hoping that when play resumes, their team will turn things around, since they were losing 3-1. >> obviously, i wish we put a few more across, but it's still early, and the giants are known for late-inning comebacks. so hopefully the magic continues in this game. >> we did have a scoring opportunity we probably should have capitalized on, but there will be many more to come, and the giants are going to win. go giants! >> reporter: and the cardinals are used to this. the fans watching the storm move in. they were pretty much predicting for us when it would hit. it's been a big boon for the beer sellers. we hope eventually those rally towels will come in handy. at last word, the tarp was still on the infield but things do look promising for getting this game 3 going again. we're live in st. louis, ktvu channel 2 news. >> let's go giants! >> thousands of miles away from st. louis, here in the bay area, also waiting for game 3 to resume. as you can see,
is wednesday and the giants leave to st. louis tomorrow. live in san francisco, reggie kumar, kron 4 news. >> thank you. while everybody is celebrating the win giants fans also talking about this slide, matt holliday sliding into second base, he plows into scutaro, injuring his hip. he did leave the game a few innings later. he is getting x-rays. gary will have more on the game coming up later in sports. >>> another murder in oakland bringing the homicide count for the year into triple digits. a man was shot and killed before 1:00 a.m. here on hilton street. it was oakland's 100th murder of the year. at this point last year they had 92 homicide. 110 total for last year. 2011. 2010, 95 murders. 2009, 110. 2008, 100. i am grant lodes, kron 4 news. >>> with the rise in homicide the city now trying a different approach to reduce the number of violent crimes. called operation cease fire. the point is to stop the amount of gun violence by using citizens to help police convince violent offenders there is another way. >> you bring them in and you let the community speak to them. it is so importan
scott pelley. the politics have been evolving this way steadily. the ranker you see in san francisco or oakland where people are at each other's throats, you see reflected in campaigns as well. tonight, we saw the next step in the evolution of that. there was something that was a little undignified in some ways about seeing the governor tell the president to wait his turn. you are talking to the man who has the nuclear launch codes and saying wait your turn. this is a candidate speaking to the president of united states that can order the army into war. there is something surreal about that, but it is frankly the next evolutionary step in the kind of politics we have this this country. you saw that tonight. >> it's not okay. but i have to say, it's also, remember i said what we saw last week. that sort of got a lot of people feathers ruffled about joe biden had been and paul ryan had been the victim. to tonight, the president and governor were doing this. it remains to be seen the people will think. there were undecided voters will sway. it remains to be seen. >> there were a coup
. it ended in disappointment for giants fans. san francisco looked to catch a break when slugger carlos beltran injured his knee. he was removed and replaced by matt carpenter, who had five postseason at-bats prior to today. in the third inning, carpenter hit a rocket off matt cain into the bleachers, to give the cardinals a 2-1 lead. st. louis added a run. then the storm came which delayed the game for 3 hours 28 minutes. when they returned, jason motte got a 6-out to preserve the win. st. louis takes a 2-1 series lead. coming up in sports, we'll have reaction from the giants' clubhouse and we'll tell you who will start game 4 tomorrow here in st. louis. >>> a reservoir in contra costa has dug up more than just dirt. they've been finding native american remains, dozens of them. a compromise had once been reached about how to deal with this, do the work, but disturb as few remains as possible. but now one native american says the developer is going too far, in a story you'll only see on cbs 5, he tells reporter christin ayers the developer is doing needless digging and he wants it stopp
have taken a 2-run lead in the nl championship series by outlasting the san francisco giants 3-1 in a game that was interrupted by a 3.5 hour rain delay! stellar pitching from both sides tonight. but the giants just left too many runners stranded on base. the big hit for the cardinals was a matt carpenter 2-run homer in the 3rd. he entered the game as a replacement for carlos beltran who was taken out after grounding out in the 1st. game 4 tomorrow with tim lincecum taking the mound for the home team. >>> the 49ers are not happy about this. a man was stabbed outside of candlestick park on sunday. a brawl broke out in the stadium parking lot. philippe she cheingal has more --. >> reporter: which is what the police department said they do not want to happen at candlestick park. this video shows fans distressed in 49ers gear trading blows in the parking lot. fans should think twice before getting violent at the stick. >> as always, we are directing our officers in opposing jerseys and other plain-clothes gear. they will be monitoring inside the stadium and in the parking lot. >>
>>> giants fever has spread throughout san francisco! the grounds crews are busy getting at&t park ready to host game 1 of the world series tomorrow after the giants beat the st. louis cardinals last night in the pouring rain! they will take on the tigers. and it seems like everybody in the city is rallying behind the orange and black. tonight, the giants are holding a world series gala at the fairmont hotel in san francisco. >> reporter: about 2,000 people attended tonight's gala. you can see the hotel has an orange glow to it tonight to celebrate the team advancing to the world series. go ahead and take a look at this video. some in attendance wore giants colors, there was food and drinks as well as entertainment. there were even detroit tigers fans there. san francisco giants president larry baer was at the party. >> to have the world series in san francisco, it's just incredibly exciting. you feel like you have the world to your doorstep. and you kind of forget it's a baseball game! we have all the pomp and circumstance. then you got to guy playthe game. so we've been -- you go
that was discussed by the candidates and the u.s. diplomat killed in libya was remembered today in san francisco. hundreds of people packed city hall to honor ambassador christopher stevens. guest speaker included representative barbara lee and former secretary of state george shuttle. they talked about how stevens helped create a positive relationship between the u.s. and the middle east. stevens family says despite his work over seas as ambassador he still had a very active role in their family. >> chris was a huge presence in our family. though he lived far away he had a lot of friend. very challenging job. he always came home and when he came home for christmas for our wedding for hilary baby shower he was really there. he wasn't text messaging. he wasn't e mailing. he was running with us. playing tennis. eating. drinking. telling stories. and extracting our stories. >>reporter: stevens has tie to the bay area graduating from uc berkeley and uc sf hastings school of law. >> oracle 72 foot america cup yacht being towed back to port after capsizing in the bay this afternoon then
with gusty offshore winds. details in a few moments. >>> new this morning, san francisco police investigating street fight that left one man in the hospital in critical condition. police responded to reports of a hit-and-run around 2 a.m. and found a man lying on valencia street he was shot hurt in a traffic accident but rather a street fight involving several people. one block stretch closed for about two hours. it did reopen after 4 a.m.. >>> giants on the road today after scoring game two victory. amy hollyfield joins us live from at&t park. i think i can still hear the echo of the crowd from last night. >> reporter: it was very exciting last the team is leaving this morning hoping not to come back at least not until the world series. with the victory last night the giants now need to win three more times to clinch the national league championship. they will be headed to st. louis for three more games they are hoping to finish it off there. they won last night 7-1, the first home victory in the post-season. the fans are feeling good. >> we are not -- [ unintelligible ] >> reporter: second
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